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Guide to VBS in Dallas 2016

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Now that school is out and summer is officially here, moms all over the metroplex are looking for things to do with their kiddos. One thing kids love to do during the summer is attend Vacation Bible School (VBS) at a local church. Registration for VBS has already begun at many churches through Dallas and the surrounding area. This guide will help you find a VBS near you that works for your schedule!


Wacky Week Gateway Church

Gateway offers two options for children – Wacky Week and Wacky Week Jr:

Wacky Week

Join us for an action-packed week of fun, excitement, and amazing life-changing lessons as we learn about The Superhero. Wacky Week is for children 6 years old through 6th grade.

Wacky Week Jr. 

Come one, come all to Wacky Week Jr. for an amazing show Under His Big Top. It will be an exciting week of fun and games for kids ages 4–5 as they discover that the joy of the Lord is their strength.

VBS DATES: Wacky Week is June 28-30 // Wacky Week Jr. is June 26-28  VBS HOURS: 1:30-4:30pm VBS COST: $10 Per Child

700 Blessed Way

Southlake, TX 76092

(817) 328-1000



Vacation Bible School is a fun-filled, spiritual adventure for boys and girls (ages 3 through grade 6) that provides five days of concentrated Bible study and encourages real-life application. VBS gives kids and preteens an exciting opportunity to deepen their spiritual growth. VBS is for ages 3 (by June 1 – must be potty trained) to 6th grade (completed).

VBS DATES: JUNE 6-10  VBS HOURS: 9:00am-Noon VBS COST: Free (Registration Required)

6801 W. Park Blvd.
Plano, Texas 75093

(972) 820-5000



Vacation Bible School is important because children are important to God. God has primed the hearts of children to hear and respond to the Gospel, and VBS offers an opportunity to share the Gospel with children in an exciting, entertaining and educational way. VBS is open to the community for children 4 years old (by 9/1/16)–completed 4th grade at no cost. They also feature a VBS camp for 5-6th graders called JAM56.

VBS DATES: June 13–17  VBS HOURS: 9:30AM-Noon VBS COST: Free

3821 University Blvd.

Dallas, Texas 75205

(214) 526-7457



Swim on over and join us for Vacation Bible School! You will enjoy Bible study, crafts, snacks, and recreation as you learn about God’s love for you. For kids entering Kindergarten through 6th Grade.

VBS DATES: June 6-10  VBS HOURS: 9:00am-Noon VBS COST: Free

3933 Northwest Pkwy

Dallas, TX 75225



First Baptist Carrollton VBS

Our theme this year is Submerged – Finding Truth Below the Surface, based on Psalm 139:23-24. Submerged takes your kids on an adventure like no other, deep within the mysterious sea. As kids submerge themselves in God’s Word, they will discover that Jesus didn’t just see what’s on the outside of people. He looked deep down on the inside. So grab your goggles, step into your flippers, and dive in to find truth below the surface!  Don’t miss out on this fun and exciting week! Children who have completed kindergarten-5th grade are welcome to attend. 

VBS DATES: June 20-24 VBS HOURS: 9:00am-Noon VBS COST: Free

2400 N. Josey Lane

Carrollton, TX 75006



ParkwayHills Baptist Church VBS
This fun-filled week of adventure includes Bible Lessons, Crafts, Music, Missions, Snacks, and Recreation.
Open to the community — you do not need to be a member of ParkwayHills Baptist Church to attend this event. For children who will be age 5 (by 9/1/16) Pre-K through completed 5th grade.

VBS DATES: JUNE 13-17  VBS HOURS: 9:00am-Noon VBS COST: Free

2700 Dallas Parkway

Plano, Texas 75093

972.403.1010 Ext. 127


Cave Quest VBS Highland Park UMC Munger Place

Gear up for an over-the-top underground adventure at Cave Quest VBS! We’ll enjoy activities like Spelunker Sports and Games, eat yummy snacks from Cavern Cafe and hear Bible stories that will teach us about the rock-solid foundation of God’s love, a love that takes us through life’s dark times. Invite a friend and join us for this unforgettable quest! For ages 3 (as of 9/1/15) through 5th Grade.

VBS DATES: JUNE 6-10  VBS HOURS: 9:00am-Noon VBS COST: $40 (includes t-shirt, Music CD, daily snack and craft), scholarships are available

3300 Mockingbird Lane

Dallas, TX 75205

(214) 521-3111


Valley View Christian Church VBS

Looking for something fun for your kids this summer? Would you like for them to learn a little bit more about faith in a fun, memorable way? Then check out SUBMERGED, Valley View’s 2016 Vacation Bible School. 

Kids will be going deeper to learn more about who Jesus is and how he cares for them. This event is free and available for all children who are 3 years old up to those who are entering 5th grade in the fall of 2016. 

VBS DATES: JUNE 13-16  VBS HOURS: 6:45-8:45pm VBS COST: Free


17601 Marsh Lane

Dallas, TX 75287

(972) 245-8822


Cave Quest VBS Highland Park UMC Munger Place

Join us for Munger VBS this summer! All kids 4 years through 5th grade are invited to sing, learn, create, and play as we go underground to find the rock solid foundation of our faith – Jesus’ love! 

VBS DATES: August 1 – 5  VBS HOURS: 9:30am-Noon VBS COST: $12 (cap of $40 per family – scholarships available)

5200 Bryan St

Dallas, TX 75206



Prestoncrest VBS

Join us as we discover “Cave Quest: Following Jesus The Light of the World” where we will focus on Jesus giving us hope, direction, courage, love and power! This experience will help kids (and adults) explore God’s incredible love for His children through unique ways to teach Bible truths. Kids will learn through song, Bible stories, and fun activities. For all children ages 4 – 6th Grade as of September 1st.

VBS DATES: July 19-22  VBS HOURS: 9:30am-12:30pm VBS COST: Free

6022 Preston Crest Ln

Dallas, TX 75230

(972) 233-2392

Marketplace VBS

Join us as we travel back in time to a Biblical marketplace during the times of Jesus. This experience will help kids (and adults) explore Bible Stories in a unique way by being transported to a marketplace complete with vendors, animals, and live actors.  On Saturday, kids will learn through song, Bible stories, and fun activities, then families are invited back on Sunday for a worship time and marketplace lunch. For all children ages 4 – 4th Grade as of September 1st. 

VBS DATES: June 11-12  VBS HOURS: Saturday: 9:30am-2:30pm VBS COST: Free

1904 E. Campbell Road

Richardson, TX 75081

(972) 231-8231


Wilshire Baptist Church VBS

This year’s theme is Surf Shack: Catch the Wave of God’s Amazing Love. This is a free event and is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. daily.

Wilshire’s VBS is open to the following ages: children who have turned three by Monday, June 13, 2016 through sixth grade. Preschool VBS is available for children who turned 3 on or before June 13, 2016 through kindergarten.

VBS DATES: June 13-17  VBS HOURS: 9:00am-Noon VBS COST: Free

4316 Abrams Rd.

Dallas, TX 75214



Park Cities Presbyterian VBS

“Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross…” -Hebrews 12:1-2

The VBS Olympics Committee has been training all year for this moment! We’re looking for Olympians ages 5 (by 9/1/16) to rising 4th graders to participate in the race!

VBS DATES: June 6-9  VBS HOURS: 9:00AM-Noon VBS COST: Free

4124 Oak Lawn Avenue

Dallas, TX 75219

(214) 224-2500



Join us for an amazing time at Vacation Bible School! It is going to be a great week where we are Following Jesus the Light of the world! You will experience royally rockin’ activities, games, crafts, snacks, and more as we explore God’s Word.

Locations in Rockwall, Town East, Firewheel, Richland, and Forney

VBS DATES/HOURS: Varies based on location VBS COST: Free

701 E. I-30

Rockwall, TX 75087


Want to be a part of our 2016 Dallas VBS Guide?

We know we may have missed some great churches and we want to show our readers all the fantastic weeks of VBS available right here in the Dallas area. If we didn’t mention your DFW church’s VBS, add the details in the comments below!

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5 Responses to Guide to VBS in Dallas 2016

  1. Amy Crawford May 28, 2016 at 2:50 pm #

    Faith Lutheran Church of Plano announces summer 2016 Vacation Bible School program

    Faith Lutheran Church of Plano will present “The Lord is my Shepherd” Vacation Bible School June 27 – July 1, 2016 from 9 a.m. – noon each day. Classes are available for children three years old through students entering sixth grade.

    “In this Vacation Bible School program, children will study the Bible, sing fun songs, do creative crafts, participate in great games, enjoy delicious snacks and learn about Jesus. Everyone is welcome….please join us!” said Faith Lutheran Church Associate Pastor Rev. Mark Taylor of Wylie.

    Faith Lutheran Church is located at 1701 E. Park Blvd. in Plano. Online registration is available at For more information, call 972.423.7447 or email [email protected]

    About Faith Lutheran Church:
    Faith Lutheran Church is a conservative congregation of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ that confesses the teachings of the historic Christian church as they are taught in the Bible. Faith Lutheran Church is a member of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and has locations in both Plano and Wylie, Texas. For more information, please visit or call 972.423.7447

  2. Sarah Fretwell May 30, 2016 at 8:03 pm #

    Grace Church Frisco located on the city square

    8440 Grace Street
    Frisco, TX 75034

    Please join us for Vacation Bible School at Grace Church, June 13 – 17 from 9:00am – Noon as we learn about following Jesus the Light of the World!

    To cap off our week we are also planning a fun-filled program and activity night for both kids and parents, so please also plan to join us on Friday, June 17 from 6pm-8pm!

    This event is for children who will be entering into Kindergarten through 5th grade. Cost is $10/child & includes their VBS t-shirt.

    Register at:

  3. Nita Hight June 2, 2016 at 6:17 pm #

    Good Shepherd United Methodist Church’s 2016 VBS will be June 20-24!

    A light dinner will be served from 5:30-6:00, and VBS itself runs 6:00-8:30.

    Gear up for an over-the-top, underground adventure as kids learn about the rock-solid foundation of God’s love! Kids will explore the bible, conduct sciency-fun experiments, and listen to real kids about how God’s love helps us through the darkest times!

    GSUMC VBS and meal are provided at no cost to the community. That’s right, it’s TOTALLY FREE!
    Additionally, every child who pre-registers will receive their FREE Cave Quest t-shirt when they arrive at VBS on the first day!

    If you have teens who would like to volunteer, give us a shout through our registration form, or e-mail us at [email protected] – we’d love to have them!

    Pre-registration is available at

  4. Gena Dvorak June 5, 2016 at 10:43 pm #

    This is a great list, thank you VERY MUCH!!


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